Uganda

 
'Now people call me a killer': Abducted at nine to be a girl soldier
'Now people call me a killer': Abducted at nine to be a girl soldier
When Agnes Acayo escaped from the rebel group who had abducted her at the age of nine, she felt overjoyed to be free and back home at last. She had...
Rwanda, Uganda deny Israel deal to host African migrants
Rwanda, Uganda deny Israel deal to host African migrants
Rwanda and Uganda have rejected claims of signing a controversial deal to take in African migrants from Israel.
What needs to be done to make Africa politically stable
What needs to be done to make Africa politically stable
Levels of armed conflict flux and wane. In 2017,
Uganda's parliament votes to scrap presidential age-limit
Uganda's parliament votes to scrap presidential age-limit
Cheers, jeering and commotions filled Uganda's parliament as members of parliament openly voted on the draft bill to scrap Uganda's presidential...
Ugandan musicians charged for disturbing the President's peace
Ugandan musicians charged for disturbing the President's peace
Two Ugandan musicians were released on bail on Wednesday after being charged with disturbing the peace of veteran President Yoweri Museveni for a...
After Mugabe: Do I dare to hope, as a Ugandan?
After Mugabe: Do I dare to hope, as a Ugandan?
Following the ousting of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year regime through a military coup by General Constantino Chiwenga, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, leader...
Ugandan police shut down protests over presidential age limit bill
Ugandan police shut down protests over presidential age limit bill
Armed officers tear-gassed and detained dozens of students who marched towards parliament on Thursday in defiance of a police order banning...
Africa's longest-serving leaders
Africa's longest-serving leaders
Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, in power since 1979, will not contest...
Secondhand clothes are going out of style
Secondhand clothes are going out of style
In Kenya, it’s mitumba. In Rwanda, chagua. In eastern Zambia, salaula. Most African languages have a word for them:...
The children who bear the brunt of South Sudan’s refugee crisis
The children who bear the brunt of South Sudan’s refugee crisis
Deng Mawut was at home when the rebels came. The six-year-old cowered behind his mother with his siblings. They were looking for his father, a...
Safeguarding child refugees is everyone’s responsibility
Safeguarding child refugees is everyone’s responsibility
Mercy (9) recounts her loss and the ensuing journey to Busia, Uganda with stoic resignation. She recalls a burnt homestead, a missing mother, two...
Uganda offers sanctuary to refugees while global leaders renege on aid promises
Uganda offers sanctuary to refugees while global leaders renege on aid promises
The "Pearl of Africa" is now the third largest host country of refugees in the world, after welcoming an average of 2 000 displaced men,...

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